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a day of celebration. and protests. that after judge vaughn walker ruled to deny the stay on same- sex marriage. there is a catch. we have team coverage of the ruling and a look at why marriages are still on hold. 6 days from now california could resume same-sex marriage. >> reporter: in his ruling
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denying the state, the judge said backers failed to show they would succeed on appeal. first because the minimal evidence does not support the defense and second because they may have no legal standing to appeal. and allowing same sex marriage to marry would be lawful. another reason he sited against it was that it would force california to continue to violate plaintiff's constitutional rights. he discounted the argument that a stay was in the public interest. and evidence during the trial showing it is proposition 8 that harms the state of california.
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while his ruling is a victory for same sex couples, it does not let them get married right away. in san francisco, dan, kron 4 news. supporters of proposition 8 filed an appeal to stop gay marriages while the court considers the ruling. the supporters released a statement on the legal process. that statement says throwing out the voters passage of prop 8 this early shows the court is determined to impose the same- sex marriage whether we like it or not. we asked supporters who were picketing what they thought. >> i would hope for a intervention to override his decision about the stay and decide the issue of the
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constitutionality. >> i am glad he allowed some time to appeal so he doesn't do what they did last year and muddy the waters by having these same-sex marriages and not knowing what to do when the people decided against it. >> do the backers have a legitimate case? we asked julie her opinion. here is what she had to say. >> if they decide they have no standings, the backers could appeal that. however, they have two problems, the court is very strict on standing requirements and also the united states supreme court previously expressed in another case its opinion that the backers do not have standing to defend the
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constitutionality of that. and that means they are not likely to bail out the backers of prop 8. >> the anticipation is building for many same sex couples who want to get married. kron 4's reggie is live in san francisco for reaction. reggie? >> reporter: looks like a typical night here. not very many people out in the streets as you can see. many are probably staying away until next wednesday because the stay has been extended. i spoke with a couple earlier today who is already making wedding preparations. they have been waiting to marry for 20 years. both are hoping to take the plunge after next wednesday. >> we have been waiting for so long that i think waiting
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another 7 days is not going to make a difference. >> this is a day we have been waiting for for a long time. it's very exciting. we plan to get our license and we will wait. >> reporter: many feel the same way and home same sex couples will once again tie the not. he remembers that day all too well. >> i saw couples lined up out the doors in city hall, full of happy couples. when that was taken away it was upsetting. >> there is always niches. initially you have to wait on that. hopefully it will be -- it's
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everybody's right. >> more importantly are the 1200 benefits that come with marriage, immigration benefits, visitation benefits, the ability to adopt children more easily. >> reporter: many are hoping the court of appeals decides not to review the pop 8 case or extend the stay longer. reggie, kron 4 news. >> stay with us for continuing coverage of the ruling and head to www.kron.com where you can download the judge's ruling as well as take part in our pole. leave your comments as well. we are already starting to see dense fog and drizzle. here is a look at tomorrow. very subtle changes expected. dense fog and drizzle closer to
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the coast line at 7:00 a.m. by noon fog to the coast line so sunny skies, that's going to keep mild temperatures. today we got back into the 80s. i will have details on how warm it's going to get in a bit. a battle over potential is brewing in san francisco. some leaders want to band the sale of small animals but pet stores say not so fast. a look at the argument just ahead on kron 4 news. @
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a budget disaster. california on the brink. jerry brown's plan? you run for office and the assumption is, oh, i know what to do. you don't. i didn't have a plan for california. [ female announcer ] with our state in crisis, we need a governor with a plan. you need a real plan, something i'll acknowledge i did not have. [ female announcer ] jerry brown. no plan then. no plan now. meg whitman. a plan for jobs. log on. learn more.
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san francisco will put off deciding on a law that would make it the first city in the nation to band the sale of
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small animals. kron 4's jonathan was in the room when they battled it out. >> reporter: pet stores without the pets. want to buy a bird? not in san francisco. they are proposing banning the sale of all small animals. >> to me selling animals while adoptable animals are being euthanized is an embarrassment. >> reporter: shelters and rescues are overcrowded with pets that people bought on a impulse. >> the ban on sales won't address the problem because there is nothing to change the consumer's behavior. >> reporter: one possible
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compromise, mandatory education. >> they will only sell animals to consumers who present their pet ready certificate. >> not everyone agreed. >> they attend to strangle them. >> reporter: pet stores say they already educate customers. some want the government to butt out. >> i want my grand children to be able to have pets. >> reporter: the animal control board has a lot to pull over. in san francisco, jonathan bloom, kron 4 news. it was a different day out there today. the fog pushed all the way back to the coast line. it's already moving back in and
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we are seeing dense fog close to the coast. that was is going to continue. drizzle close to the coast. temperatures are going to stay on the mild side. for the weekend we will see a big warm up into early next week. first, let's look at fog. 6:00 a.m., patchy fog along the delta. same for the inland spots. fog reaching pleasantten and clearing back. 9:00 a.m., the bay seeing fog and the coast line the fog moving back. by the early afternoon we will see some fog over san francisco. lookt @ the sun breaks in the north bay coast. still, the fog lingers over the beach, those spots stay under the clouds. temperatures for tomorrow.
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on the mild side. inland in the 80s. 85 in antioch. 70s and 80 in the north bay. 62 in san francisco. and 77 down in san jose. 7 day around the bay forecast. here is the forecast we want to see, people keep asking when is it going to get warm. sunday into next week. 96 on tuesday and 80 around the bay. temperatures around the coast stay in the low 60s. a look at other stories. >> reporter: investigators with the sheriff's department released this sketch of a suspect wanted for assaulting a woman. here are sketches of two suspected described by witnesses on assaults on two
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previous women. dna will determine if they are looking for multiple suspects or is it the same man. >> reporter: san jose five men in custody in connection with a armed robbery. police say tuesday afternoon two of the five suspects entered the store and demanded cash. one person pulled a gone and shot one of the clerks. suspects made off with cash. the other clerk called police, police caught up with the suspect vehicle where all five were taken into custody. >> reporter: oakland, bart has a $4 million surplus, might have double that by the end of the year. the board listened to the public and dropped the idea of lowering fairs for a few
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months. that idea came up after they discovered they had the wind fall. [inaudible]. riders said they would rather the money be spent on cleaning up cars. >> reporter: caltrans said they might have to halt road way projects if the state budget isn't passed by the rebound of the month. here is a look at some projects that could be effected. the widening of highway 4 and repaving of 101. if the budget isn't passed it could effect ongoing projects. >> reporter: the giants host the cubs in a game that had its highs and lows and an exciting
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end. a quarterback with one of the stars for the game, but not the one al davis predicted would lead them to the superbowl. gary is nexed with all the sports.
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the giants struggled all week with the cubs. this was a big day. look at my main man there. this kid was great. he was the highlight of the whole thing. pablo sandoval playing real well. first home run in 178 at bats. there he goes, a grand slam. looks like the giants are going to run and hide. the cubs, they are broken,
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their manager wasn't in town but they came back. castro, the game is tied at 7- 7. giants load the bases. there it goes. torres, san diego peat pittsburgh today, the giants 2- 1/2 games behind san diego. they are one up on philadelphia in the wildcard. giants win today and a big weekend, san diego will be at the park in san francisco. jamarcus russell admitted he tested positive for codeine in 2007. the same subitance he was accused of being in possession of illegally. jason campbell, raiders in
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dallas tonight. campbell with 7-13. hooking up here with murphy. 9-0 cowboys in the 4th 4th quarter quarter. ruled a touchdown to miller. bowler and the raiders are now within 9-7. bowler to bennett and he rumbled 33 yards and that sets up [inaudible]. that's it. 17-9. matt nickels picked up jerome, runs it back. exhibition football, $125 a ticket to see the raiders. tiger woods trying to get it right at the pga championship. fog delayed the start for three
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hours. once they got cooking, woods shoots 71. three strokes back tied for 24 24th. bubina watson would birdie this hole. four under 60. 5 way tie for the lead. the round delayed. phil mickelson will do his thing. earlier he said i have got arthritis. thank you. so do i. doesn't hurt me from talking. round one -- thank you, jackie. i am just one man. vern glenn, they blocked off the streets and say block it off for vern or stanley. weir we go -- here we go. the indy car race is set for
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